6 Tips for Making the Best Burgers Ever

Nov 8, 2017 · 3 min read
Photo: Dennis The Prescott

1. Always Fresh Ground Beef

Photo: @huskrestaurant

2. Sean Brock’s Bacon Tip

“When grinding your own beef for burgers, grind in some bacon.”

-Sean Brock, Husk, Charleston, SC

3. 20% Fat Rule

Bacon Jam Burger Recipe Here



4. Indent The Top

“Using your thumb, make a deep depression in the center of each patty to keep the burger from puffing up and bulging in the center. Otherwise, “It plumps up like a football and people smash it down. That’s the last thing you want to do,” Flay says. This technique “fakes out the burger,” he says, and the patty ends up taking the exact shape you want.”

-Bobby Flay, Iron Chef

Photo: Food Hacks Daily

5. Have A Heavy Hand With The Salt +Pepper

6. Grape Seed + Cast Iron

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